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The Nubian Skin Journey – The Start

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? – Langston Hughes Rewind four […]

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Budget Manicure Review: VY Nails

Post MM!   Post by MM Yesterday I went for a manicure at VY nails. VY nails provides a quiet safe haven from the noise of the city. The size of the studio is small and compact, occupying 6 nail stations and an additional room which provides services such as massages and pedicures. I arrived […]

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Fashion

Nubian Skin Website Photoshoot

We had the most fantastic photoshoot this week!!!! It was a lot of work and organisation, but it all paid off.  We had a great team, and wonderful models.  I can’t wait for everyone to see the website with the final images. Our models were absolutely stunning!  Kelly Murdock made sure all the girls had […]

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Fashion | Travel

Product Inspection – Hong Kong

We went off to China last week to do the inspection of our stock before it’s shipped out to England.  It was quite emotional to see all of our beautiful Nubian Skin bras in gorgeous brown tones.  It’s hard to believe the dream of making bras for brown and black women is coming true! We […]

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Beauty | Skin Care

Sun Care For Dark Skin

Many women of colour are incredibly careful with how they treat their skin, however one area we tend to neglect is suncare.  Black women in particular are probably the worst culprits because of the misconception that we don’t need it.  Now we’re deep in summer holiday season, it’s especially important to wear sunscreen as we […]

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Nails

Budget Manicure Review – Beautiful Nails Studio

Bless them, they really do try, but this salon is more shabby than chic. I went to the Beautiful Nails Studio in the morning, so I was the only customer there. They were polite enough, and I’d bought my own colour (Rococo Nail Apparel!!), so we got right down to business. The salon itself is […]

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Fashion

Tuesday – ShoesDay: Rupert Sanderson Revel

Rupert Sanderson can do no wrong, and these gorgeous, gold Revel heels with mirrored platinum detailing are so, so right. To top it off, the staff in the shop are incredibly lovely! Big thank you to manager Rachel (Bruton Place) for indulging us. Nubian definitely loves Rupert! xx

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Nubian Reads: The Color Purple

Post by MM   Our first book review is the Pulitzer prize for fiction winner, Alice Walker’s, The Color Purple. An acclaimed novel that has won the National Book Award for Fiction and has been adapted into a play and musical. The Color Purple is set in rural Georgia, southern United states in the 1930’s and […]

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